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college student and parent. tonight the local breakthrough targeting binge drinking and the influence it could have. casting an oscar ballot. >> some of them you really almost have to -- when you vote, it's hard. >> a local man gets a vote. only on 7. he confesses, what makes a winner? >>> live and in h.d., this is abc 7 news at 11:00. on your side. loss like drug, booze and prostitutes aren't stopping charlie sheen. we begin with his blistering comments for his bosses and anyone else standing in his way. horace holmes is live with more from an abc news exclusive interview with the controversial actor. >> sheen in his interview today unleashed his anger at his bosses at cbs, was unapologetic while admitting to being in his words a party animal and despite what many might think, he insisted now he is free of drugs and alcohol. >> yeah, i am on a drug, it's called charlie sheen. >> once again actor charlie sheen is talking and because of his outrageous rants, people are once again listening, even if it's ever so reluctantly. >> i think we all have to move on from that guy and think of m
in u.s. history with former assistant secretary of defense and vietnam veteran bing west. in his book, he offers a speeding critique and says the u.s. military should not be in the business of nation-building. his new book is called "the wrong war." our conversation with bing west coming up right now. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i'm james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference, you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and answer, nationwide insurance is happy to help tavis improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: as i mentioned at the top, the war in afghanistan is in its 10th year, making it the longest in u.s. history. among those who question u.s. currency and policy for years now is bing west. his new book on the subject is called "the wrong war." i
, vietnam book veteran bing west us thes his book, "the wrong war." mr. west argues that a reliance on counterinsurgency strategy has led the u.s. astray in afghanistan. >> what i'd like to do in about the next 20 minutes is give you an overview of two things relative to afghanistan, and the first is what is the nature of the war, and the second is what is the strategy, and why do i call it the wrong war? the nature of the war i base on i have about ten years, now, on battlefields in vietnam, iraq and afghanistan, and as barbara said, generals are okay and secretaries of defense and presidents may have roles, but they better keep their egos under control because tolstoy in his book "war and peace" really had it right. what actually happens in war has much more to do with the tenacity of those who are fighting than it does with the pronouncements from on high. and i'll try to show you why. i'd like to just bring you through very quickly what the war looks like, how the strategy's embedded in it and then turn it over for questions. of most of my time in afghanistan, i've been there --
is an issue they've tried to fight and a recent study shows that harford county teens bing drink at highier levels than the rest of the state. >>> all right, weatherwise today. we're seeing more active weather brew to the west. five sweeps showing all clear now. across baltimore and the eastern shore. not the case further west. we have a few storms rumbling towards garrett county. this is making its way closer to home. look at the warm weather we've had here. 69 in ellicott city. 73 in frederick and fort meade, 70 and cooler in the low 60s here. we're in the 50s for the rest of the evening and we have a few showers mainly west. we have a few chance of storms later on in the weekend. >>> all right, thank you, wyatt. >>> we have some breaking new. we've just learned that a sergeant died. the 25-year-old is from westminster. he was assigned to the second marine force out of camp lejeune. we'll bring you more details as the story becomes available. >>> money matters this week in annapolis. the house is deliberating the budget. there are some fees meant to close a looming gap. there are a few fe
of smoking, obesity, and teenage mothers. mariner loses points for bing drinking consisting of more than four to five drinks in one sitting. 45% of adults report bingeing during the month. coastal counties tend to score higher than inland areas and california's rural north ranking last in the survey? trinity county. >>> okay, let's bring in our chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. this is amazing. driving to work today, along the peninsula, air conditioning in my car it was so warm. >> oh, yes. i have mine on every day just about. not good for conserving energy, but yeah, it was warm out there. those car thermometers reading in the low to mid 80s. marleau, i thought you were going to the game. >> i was there from about 10:00 till 1:00 today. >> you looking from oakland into downtown, 76 right now in oakland. that northeasterly wind pushing right into san francisco as well hoping to warm temperatures up at the ballpark this afternoon for that giants game. temperatures rights now at 76. still holding on to 84 in santa rosa, 80 in livermore, 78 in san jose and it was comfortable and warm today. we'
, you had this experience yourself. weeks ago in this chair sat bing el debarge. 20 years of damaging your body with drugs and god allows you to have a second chance and your voice still holds up. he made a statement he was checking himself back into rehab because he got week again with the temptation. what do you say to an artist who has the gift and is struggling trying to get through? >> el is one of my little brothers. they were at motown for a long time and he is one of my little brothers. i had this conversation with el 10 years ago, ok? i myself went through that trip. you know about it. i did for 2.5 years and i started doing it when i was -- i could not have written my life any better than it was going. what i did not realize, i thought this cannot happen to me. i am too strong for this. this is not going to happen to me. as i was going down, it cannot happen to me. drugs do not discriminate. they do not care who you are. or what you are doing or where you are going or any of that. you open the door, they will come in. i had this conversation with el. for me, i am one of the
problem for young people than previously thought. more on the study that says anorexia, bulimia and binge eating may affect kids as young as 12. we know that eating right and exercise can help improve your health but there are other ways. ñ >>> more teens face eating disorders apparently than previously thought. the new study in the archives of general psychiatry show the median age to develop an eating disorder is just 12 years old. nearly 3% of all teams have some form of anorexia, bulimia or binge eating. doctors say the disorders can have long-lasting effects and many children aren't getting the help they need to break that vicious cycle. >>> new research suggests that acupuncture may help relieve symptoms of menopause including hot flashes. a group of women received traditional chinese acupuncture twice a week for 10 weeks. the rest of the women thought they were given acupuncture but needles didn't penetrate the skin. the ones with the real acupuncture showed significant drops in the severity of hot flashes. the release of endorphins may happen as a result and may stabilize the bod
the problem. >> joe ryan is the manager of the drug control policy. harford county teens bing drink at a highier rate than the rest of maryland, 12% highier. numbers that won the area a state grant. money now aimed at enforcement prevention. >> we need parents to be parents. we don't want to continue to have these tragic events. >> reporter: hoping to crash the party and change the culture. >>> the men have yet to be charged for running the party. the investigation is still on going. >>> the police say it was a handgun that killed a 4-year- old boy in baltimore city yesterday morning. they don't know much else about the weapon behind is accident. >> reporter: that's right, the cops would love to know who owned the gun. the police today discovered that the 35 caliber wasn't registered. now, they're turning to the family to get more information. he lived with his mom in an apartment in the house. that's in northwest baltimore. that's where cops were called yesterday morning. the little boy shot himself in the face using the handgun. police now have been working with the atf to trace t
" star. the company detailed his high jinks including cocaine binges and trashing his hotel suite last fall. after being fired, cameras showed him on the roof of a beverly hills office building carrying a machete. when he came down, he had a few words. >> free at last, free at last. >> he plans to "sue big." his role on "two and a half then" made him the highest-paid actor on prime-time tv. in new york man is accused of punching a woman so hard that left her in a coma. this was all over a parking space. a grand jury indicted oscar fuller on monday on assault charges. he punched a woman in the face in a fight over a parking space they both wanted. the victim is still in critical condition with a head injury. fuller says he did not know how badly she was hurt. his lawyer says that surveillance video will show that he hit the woman in self- defense. some well-known republicans are testing the presidential waters. they spoke at a forum in iowa. >> we have a problem in washington, d.c.. we have some leaders there who believe the enormous moral debt and our country does not matter. it matter
have yet to be charged. a recent study found that teens bing drink highier than anywhere else in the state. what do you think about adult that is spry alcohol for teens. what should the punishment be? go to >>> on top of the 10 cents a gas tax. the state assembly wants to hike the mva fees. vanity plates will go from $25 to $50 the hikes would raise $50 million to help the highways. >> i think it's stinks. i think there's enough money already raised in enough areas. i think with the state of the economy and unemployment, that's not a good time. >> the house plan includes good news for the state's 23 counties. they'll receive $5 million in road money. >>> and filling up your tank, you know it's expensive. don't rush into buying a more fuel efficient car yet. the guys at kelly blue book say that you should wait and don't act hastily. in 2008, thousands of people traded in their trucks and suvs for a loss to spend money on the car. do your homework and make sure you know what you're getting into. >>> and there's a big change when it comes to car seats. now,
? >> reporter: the down side, some experts say exposing teens to alcohol only increases the chances of binge drinking, even alcoholism later on. many experts say the research is inconclusive at best. >> i don't think there is a right answer, but if you ask me which i think is better, i think it's really, really important for parents to teach their kids to drink responsibly. >> reporter: it is a personal decision that we found very few parents want to talk about. no one wants to be accused of contributing to the abuse of alcohol, but just as many say demystifying alcohol may take away some of its power. for "today" lee cowan, nbc news, los angeles. >> dr. janet taylor is a psychiatrist and anne choquette is here from seventeen magazine. what do you think the answer is? >> i think we're talking about parents supplying alcohol where you throw the kids in the basement, take the keys and give them booze. it's not the right thing to do. first is discussing clear rules with your child, letting them know you will monitor their activities which you have to do for teenagers. >> so you're sitting aroun
kids on oprah at 4:00. >> he has opened up lightly about his drug and alcohol binges and a network that pulled the plug on his sitcom. charlie sheen is speaking out about the impact of his life on his two young children. >> do you ever worry about them and the things that you have been through and how it will affect them? >> i could worry about it or i could say, kids, your dad is a rock star. look at what he survived. bang, there are the lessons but the real lessons will be in the future. >> charlie sheen is speaking out in an extensive and revealing conversation tonight on "20/20." joining us is the reporter who spent the day with the troubled actor and we are talking to andrea canning. good to see you. >> you don't sell reporter, you say my friend. >> my friend. >> it has been a long time since there has been an interview that people have talked about as much as they have talked about this. the new things you revealed tonight are these two women and charlie sheen calls them his goddesses. tell us about these ladies. >> he calls them the international sensation. they are becoming
overdose. he talks about the drug binge that put him in the hospital. >> just because a person is well doesn't mean they are fit to work. doesn't mean they are a fit parent. doesn't mean they are living a responsible live. >> patients can be grandiose. either in the form of being supremely self confident. patients with minor forms of it can tell me they feel invincible. >> reporter: you can watch the interview with charlie sheen tonight at 10:00 on 20/20. >> what do you think about charlie sheen's comments? we asked and you answered on our facebook fan page. lisa writes in it is all for entertainment value. he's been like this for several years. >>> a masseuse said she was sexually assaulted and robbed in a home in westminster. according to court documents it happened the 800 block of snowfall way. the woman arrive at the house. she was taken to a basement where she says she was raped by one man. she says two other men came from another room with knives and demanded money. the victim got away and got help from a neighbor. police picked up two suspects. one is on the loose tonight. >>>
-busting binge. she turned herself in. she was appalled by her own behavior. if convicted, she could spend a year behind bars. a priest in ohio is under arrest after a drunk driving arrest. >> -- >> he was arrested after running his car off the road. police said he spotted the police coming, moved to the back seat of the car and covered himself up with a code. he said he had been at tryouts for american idol. this could be his third conviction. >> a former baltimore council president has been charged with stalking a woman and repeatedly breaking into his home. the charges against lawrence bell iii included burglary and telephone harassment. he spent 12 years on the city council and lost the democratic primary for mayor in 1999 to the current governor martin o'malley. a woman is in the hospital tonight, the victim of an attack at the mall parking lot. >> it happened in glen bernie. the woman had her purse and her car stolen. >> police say the man accused of attacking a woman was found here at of the budget hotel. >> there was evidence collected. ultimately, it led to identify in this particular su
stops its bond buying binge, is that going to be a time for pimco to jump back in? >> i think so. having confidence in the u.s. government and the credit worthyes in, we're a triple a credit, it becomes a function of being paid in an appropriate rate of interest relative to the growth of the economy. and no one really knows what will happen on june 30th, nor do we know that the fed will abandon the program. but looks like they will. to the extent they don't buy on an annualized basis most of the deficit that's a trial young and a half dollars, then somebody else has to and that typically results in higher yesterdays and lower prices, but we'll have -- higher yields and lower prices, but we'll have to see how those prices go. >> susie: investors who are listening to you now holding treasuries, should they sell them, and if so where should they put their money? >> well, investors should look in several directions, sus i. i think they should look to the corporate debt, corporations are in what we call the cat bird's seat these days, their profit margins are high, their taxes are low. their
to bridge this gap even more. >> and you get the spies and 1950's movies. >> with bing crosby. >> tell us where you see this is going. >> very interesting. i actually watch more video now on my telephone -- john iphone and ipad than i do on my television set. that tells about the consumption side of the story. here is the other side of that story. this is a two-way discussion. >> he was talking to us before we started. >> we can videotape this and upload this now. >> on the screen, it looks like some marchand creature -- martian creature. >> you can create content and upload it before the conversation is even over with, and you can get everybody engaged in a way that was never happening before. >> it is like writing a play as it is being produced. it is on at two and act one is running. >> and the actor can create his own stream of thinking on a youtube channel. it is a stream of distribution. this might even turn into more traffic on the web. weather is quality or not, a different story. >> we are getting into modern technology. >> are you trying to show me off? but my point here is that
, i think we need to stop the spending binge here in washington. >> the senate's top democrat harry reid says he's open to changing social security 20 years from now. speaking on msnbc's "the last word" with lawrence o'donnell last night, majority leader reid emphatically rejected changes to the program anytime soon. >> i have said clearly and as many times as i can, leave social security alone. social security has not added a single penny, not a dime, a nickel, a dollar to the budget problems we have. it never has. for the next 30 years it won't do that. two decades from now i'm willing to take a look at it. i'm not willing to take a look at it right now. >> reid's remarks may signal a death nell for hope that lawmakers might be able to accomplish social security reform this congress. >>> still ahead on "way too early" -- >> been a year and a half since you were on our show. >> yep. >> what have you been up to? >> nothing. >> tiger woods in the hot seat with jimmy fallon last night, plugging his new video game. we'll show you that interview next. >>> and later, why did alec baldwin
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has been engaged in dangerously self-destructive comments. his high jinks, including cocaine binges and trashes his plaza hotel suite last fall. before being fired, sheen talked to an l.a. radio station, saying his behavior was not a violation of his contract. >> there's no morals clause. i came back super, uber prepared. like nobody was surprised. duh. >> would you sign a morals clause in the new contract? would you? >> hell, no. they should. they have no morality. >> reporter: after being fired, tmz cameras showed him on the roof of a beverly hills office building, carrying a machete. when he came down, he had three words. >> free at last. >> reporter: when asked by text if hi plans to sue, he had one answer, big. >> they began to think that he was fascinating. >> reporter: "tv guide's" steven ba tag bataglio, says sheen's return is certain. after shows and pair dis, his next job may be to take a backseat. up next for sheen, serious legal issues. like the child custody battle he has with his estranged wife, brooke mueller. let's not forget about the kids involved here. the custody
on the bay binge is being -- bridge is being called one of the best construction projects of 2010. that's according to the associated general contractors of america. it's giving the s curve its build america merit award. the group says the construction job was well done, even if it's not appreciated. critics blame the s curve for several serious accidents including a fatal crash in which a truck driver plunged over the side. >>> there was chilling testimony today from the confessed killer of journalist chauncey bailey as the trial of yusuf beyiv. >> reporter: in an alameda county courtroom today key witness devaughndre broussard calmly testified that the leader gave broussard a gun and told them to kill chauncey bailey, to take him out before he completes his article. in his second day on the witness stand, he told the jury that the leader referred to chauncey bailey as quote that blank who killed my father. bey the 4th was referring to unflattering articles that bailey had written about the bakery. earlier today broussard testified that a month before shooting bailey, bey ordered him t
has sent a geologist to the area to assess the area. we'll continue to monitor this and bing you -- bring you any more information. >>> onto the weather now. a really rainy, stormy weekend. kind of a break today. let's find out what's next from our chief meteorologist, bill martin. >> you don't need a geologist to tell you the hills are saturated out there. that's one of the concerns we have moving forward. the occurrence of possible mudslides, because the hills are saturated. there is a lot of snow in the action. most of the action is up in the lake tahoe area. have you a snow advisory up there. we have a couple of weather systems heading our way. we already talked about it on tuesday night, wednesday and then into thursday. they are both pretty strong. so that -- by the weekend that could be 4 inches more of rainfall many coastal hill locations like scotts valley or ben lomond. overnight lows tonight, the weather system now tracking it all, as that system gets close her -- gets closer to us. this will get in here tomorrow afternoon. tomorrow afternoon's commute looks like there
to about the triple binges and towards baltimore -- bridges and towards baltimoremore national park. -- baltimore national pike. no complaints on 59 aside from the fact of sharing the roads with other folks. the problem on 50 is still with us. it's westbound at 301 over queen anns county. westbound is shut down. back to the news desk. >> thanks. >>> it was one of the days certainly no one will forget. >> up next, new video from the attack on the world trade center gives a perspective on the size of the collapse as debris spread across the city. >>> a gas staigs attendant lucky to be adive -- gas station attendant lucky to be alive after a angry driver turned the shop into a drive- through business. hey! hey! hey! that's our snack machine. you should try something new. activia parfait crunch! crunchy granola you mix right in to creamy and delicious activia yogurt. mmm! crunchy! and creamy! watch your toes! new activia parfait crunch. ["stir it up" playing] stir up a smile with hershey's syrup. you're unpacking already? yeah. help me find some mugs? sure. ♪ [ beep ] hey. okay. -thes
with that rapid advance westward as they took town after town. bing wad and then we were in there last night as darkness fell, and it was clear the rebels didn't have control of very much territory beyond that. in fact they were fighting around the beach there and retreating rapidly as darkness was falling. they have had help from coalition air strikes. there's a village where gaddafi loyalists have been putting up some pretty stiff resistance to the rebels about 35 miles east of cirque, colonel bod god's hometown. and it's getting tough as the time goes on. that's it for me. back to london. >> ben brown with our coverage. across that, throughout the course of the day here on "bbc news." >> having a look at how sales and prices in the u.s., if you picked up a job or not if your house value continues to plummet, you've got big trouble. >> this is one of them. the big weight on the u.s. economy. we've been told until the u.s. housing market stabilizes, the u.s. economy doesn't stabilize. and it is linked with the problems in the united states. but we're expecting unfortunately, the index that
here, columbus, 39. pittsburgh, 38 and there has been a lot of sunshine up here. bing hampton, very cold at 31 degrees and new york city, mon, 45. and cold leave night with fair skies, light winds and the temperatures again, drop like a rock and down to 30 in town, upper 20s to mid-20s in the suburbs and that is coal to start. 47 at lunchtime, 52 degrees and going for 53 for a high and a few clouds late in the day and all things considered, tomorrow looks good and into the future on future cast, look at wednesday morning and some clouds and chilly. and this is 5:00. we're rain here and look back to the west. a little bit of a messy mix is possible, western maryland, western and southwestern pennsylvania and week be talking about some snow there. after tomorrow, it's unsettled, we got to talk about the late week coastal storm possible. and that will run up the east coast and maybe fairly disruptive. with some snow, i-95 and to the west and most of the snow should stay well north of us. >> thank you, gary. >>> did you see this? a shouting contest in new orleans. it's all part of the t
of the new vans. >>> scientists studies bing eaters reaction. the bing eaters brain released dopamine. the dopamine spike is compared to that of drug users being shown pictures of people using drugs. >>> scientists found 69% chemotherapy patients who took the omega3 supplement maintained or gained weight compared to 1/3 of cancer patients who didn't take the supplement. >>> it wasn't wheat at all it was weed. what the store clerk who gave bay area school kids the cookies laced with marijuana is saying today and what police are doing about it. >>> it's some heavy rain tonight. we'll have the latest computer model, we'll pinpoint the exact time the rain will begin. >>> how would you like this in your backyard. we talked with bay area residents dealing with homeless people where you might not expect them. >>> and, we just brought you details from the pg & e hearings. at 6:00, we'll go to san bruno where the explosion victims are beginning to rebuild their lives. >>> plus in the south bay, we've learned about a major union concession and how it may be connected to these protests half way
an exquisitely sensitive sense of smell. do i overeat or binge on carbs to relieve stress? empaths often do that to deal with negativity or stress. how many of you do that? okay. so, these are all signs that you're an emotional empath. and in terms of how to balance this - this is so critical - it's important to understand that it is not your job to take on other people's stress. you can be compassionate without doing that. it's so important for empaths to have time to decompress - an empath needs alone time, and if you can schedule that into your life and make that a regular part of your time management, it will make all the difference in the world. now, an empath also has to define your square footage needs. an empath needs to have their own space, whether it's their own bedroom, their own space that they can go to where they won't be bothered. and this includes no hovering around the door. because empaths can feel it if there are people outside hovering. so, it's important, though, to have these creative conversations and realize this about yourself and tell the other person so that they
of smell. do i overeat or binge on carbs to relieve stress? empaths often do that to deal with negativity or stress. how many of you do that? okay. so, these are all signs that you're an emotional empath. and in terms of how to balance this - this is so critical - it's important to understand that it is not your job to take on other people's stress. you can be compassionate without doing that. it's so important for empaths to have time to decompress - an empath needs alone time, and if you can schedule that into your life and make that a regular part of your time management, it will make all the difference in the world. now, an empath also has to define your square footage needs. an empath needs to have their own space, whether it's their own bedroom, their own space that they can go to where they won't be bothered. and this includes no hovering around the door. because empaths can feel it if there are people outside hovering. so, it's important, though, to have these creative conversations and realize this about yourself and tell the other person so that they don't feel that it's persona
stress reliever because they contain a chemical proven to help fight depression and bing eating for women -- and binge eating for women. red onions might be a mood booster and berries can help without putting on the pounds. >> research has shown they may have a positive effect on brain chemicals that are normally involved in depression and anxiety. so you cannot go wrong. berry smoothies, so easy to make. >> i agree. even oregano can lift your spirits. it's suggested to keep a food diary so you have a better idea what foods help your mood. >> a lot of folks say chocolate helps me. >> do you know chocolate is not my thing at all. >> you amaze day. >> i aim to please. i'm here all week. >> i do like a good banana. >> me, too. doctors may not make house calls, but it might be nice to have your doc as a facebook friend. >> turns out more doctors are heading to social media sites to help out patients. we'll hear why friending your md could help you heal faster and even save your life. >> reporter: technology has evolved and so have your doctors. >> if you don't move forward, you'll be left beh
search criteria. it allows you to compare your search results simultaneously in google, yahoo! and bing. and if you're looking to track down that one decision maker, search queries that can help you pinpoint someone's e-mail address. still to come, today's elevator pitcher wants people to take control of their health and stay fit. i'm sam chernin, owner of sammy's fish box. i opened the first sammy's back in 1966. my employees are like family, and i want people that work for me to feel that they're sharing in my success. we purchase as much as we can on the american express open gold card so we can accumulate as many points as possible. i pass on these points to my employees to go on trips with their families. when my employees are happy, my customers are happy. how can the gold card help serve your business? booming is taking care of your business by taking care of your employees. ♪ let's get physical >>> indoor beach volleyball is one way to stay fit but obviously not everybody does it. today's elevator pitcher has a product born out of his concern that people aren't healthy and act
'll take to end the fed's government bond buying binge. you're watching "nightly business report" for tuesday, march 1. this is "nightly business report" with susie gharib and tom hudson. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> tom: good evening and thanks for joining us. ben bernanke said today the federal reserve is ready to take action if high oil prices threaten the economy. susie, the fed chief's comments came on a day when oil prices gushed higher. >> susie: tom, as bernanke was testifying on capitol hill in washington, oil futures trading here in new york surged to just below the $100 level. april crude rose $2.66 a barrel, or more than 2.5%. and those rising oil prices triggered a stock sell-off on wall street-- the dow fell 168 points, the nasdaq lost 44, and the s&p 500 off almost 22. >> tom: against that market backdrop, bernanke explained the fed's policy to keep the economy growing. darren gersh reports. >> reporter: the new norm
-competitive practices, including google limited, the ability of microsoft bing to index web content. the world's largest mobile phone company, vodafone, has agreed to buy out the s.i. group. vodafone will pay $5 billion in cash for their 33% stake, giving it a 75% stake in all in the company. india is the world's second biggest market for mobile services with, listen to this, 771 million subscribers. ok, quick look at the markets. this is what we saw in asia. markets still continuing to advance. remember, of course, a lot of this is bargain hunting and perhaps the asian markets heading for a quarterly gain fight, of course, that large sell selloff we saw earlier in the month. a lot of focus just on general growth around the country. look at this. reverse the direction, europe slightly down, >> good to see. thanks. now, late on wednesday, the u.n. security council unanimously ordered sanctions against ivory coast current president, laurent gag gag -- gbagbo. this comes as the internationally recognized president has taken control of the port town of san pedro, which handles most of the country's cocoa ex
and appears to be very ill." that included cocaine binges and trashing his hotel room last fall. the early yesterday before being fired, he spoke with mla radio station saying that his behavior was not a violation of his contract. >> there was no moral clause. i came back over prepared. >> would you sign a moral cause in the new contract? >> h-word no. they should. >> he was filmed on the rules of the building carrying a machete. >> free at last. >> when asked if he now plans to sue them, he said, "big." >> he made a mistake in beginning to think that he was endlessly fascinating. >> this tv guide writer says roadcharlie sheen's back could be tough. >> serious legal issues for him now like the child custody battle with his estranged wife brooke. >>> nurses at washington hospital center will be back on the picket line this afternoon. last friday they staged a one- day strike over stalled contract negotiations. hospitals as temporary nurses are still on the job because it is required to pay them for 60 hours of work. >>> one of three men charged with killing a manager of woodbrige potpies re
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